St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will again be providing meals at no cost to you on Tuesday, Aug.13, 2013. It will be a meatloaf, potato casserole, California blend, and strawberry Bavarian and carry-out meal. Meals can be picked up at Catering by Liz between 5 and 6 p.m. on that day or delivery is available. To request meals please call 486-4738 any time prior to noon on meal day. Leave a message if necessary. Those who know of shut-ins who might enjoy a meal, please notify them of this service.
Downtown Lane Street will be a field of red and green and yellow as tractors of all sizes, brands and vintage come to town for the third annual Blissfield Tractor Cruise-In on Tuesday, Aug. 13, presented by GreenStone Farm Credit Services from 5-8 p.m.
This year’s cruise-in features DJ Chris Aaron as well as trivia games and a 50/50 raffle hosted by the Blissfield Kiwanis Club. For anyone registering a tractor for the event there will be a free cap and door prizes available. The DDA/Main Street will also be selling event T-shirts.
For the complete story, please see the Aug. 7, edition of The Advance.
By Melissa Burnor
To show their appreciation for the support they received from the community through the years for their annual Plow Day event, the Thompson brothers, Alan “Sammy” and Ron, will top it off with the Thompson’s Plow Day Appreciation Parade Saturday afternoon, Aug. 10.
After deciding not to have another Plow Day, that really had evolved into a weekend event showcasing plowing and farming techniques of days gone by, the brothers both said they wanted a way to say thank you to all of their supporters the last eight years. One of the things their father, the late Willis Thompson, had envisioned was a tractor parade.
This year there will be a parade that starts at the Blissfield High School at 3 p.m. and will wind down Beamer Road to Thompson Highway approximately five and three-quarter miles to Sammy Thompson’s farm … Read More »